Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Singing in the Rain

 If you're looking for the TSG Happy Trail Blog Hop, click HERE.  If you are here for the Ribbon Carousel / Kraftin' Kimmie Blog Hop then you're in the right place.  Of course,  you could do both!!  :)

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Hang on to your hats, Peeps!!  You are in for a treat today!!
The amazing designers at Kraftin' Kimmie are teaming up with the Ribbon Carousel Crewmates for a Blog Hop that is sure to knock your socks off!!


For today's hop, Kimmie generously gifted me one of her latest released images, Gene
 I chose designer papers from Echo Park's (Note to Self) collection and paired it with Bazzill's Marshmallow, Peanut Cluster and Licorice Twist cardstock.  I then tied some Graphite Vintage Seam Binding into a simple knot and frayed the ends.  I also used my new Perfect Layers tool to achieve the perfectly straight and spaced 1/16" layers on my card.  I LOVE this tool, there is NO measuring...the tool does the work for you!!  :)  You can create layers from 1/16 " to 1".  Believe me when I say it's a must have for card makers and scrapbooker's alike!!  Click HERE and use coupon code: Wendy5% for a discount at check-out.

Don't forget to leave me a comment for your chance to win one of two great prizes!!
The Ribbon Carousel will be giving away a $25 gift certificate to the store and Kraftin Kimmie will give away a winner the choice of 1 stamp set or 3 individual stamps!!

46 comments:

Dee said...

Wow, I really like this card! I love the black and white colouring with the music theme. Thank you for sharing!

alethea said...

AWesome card! Love that image! Hugsxx

Tracey said...

Oh, this is awesome! Love the colour scheme!

Dawn said...

very nice! love this card!

wendy said...

whow terrific card, love the layout and papers too!

Jill Angel said...

Love your card and definitely need to check out the layering tool!

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

wow that is fabulous DP for this wonderful image! you have colored him beautifully!

Miss NiceRoad said...

love your colouring, especially over the umbrella :)

Tracy Valure said...

Oh another gorgeous card from my little coloring queen!! Love it!!!

Tracy

Tracy Valure said...

Oh another gorgeous card from my little coloring queen!! Love it!!!

Tracy

Tina Louie said...

Wow love the tool!! Might have to get one! Thanks for the wonderful card

Alisa said...

Kim and I have been using those rulers for years.....yes VERY easy to use and I also see that I'm going to need seam binding in every color! Love that extra touch....

Miriam Prantner said...

One of my all time favorite musicals! Love this! The coloring is fantastic and perfect papers!

Andrea Ewen said...

Oh, I am never disappointed when I visit this blog...I just know that my eyes are going to be enthralled as soon as they set their sites on your crafty goodness! I'd be VERY redundant in telling you that your coloring is just spectacular...but...I'm going to say it again...WOWEE!!

Touch of Tewshay said...

oh my...this is a great card...the shading on the umbrella is awesome...love your work

Cindi Flass said...

Gorgeous card! Your coloring and papers are fantastic!

Cazzy said...

Great guy card perfect DPP, my Dad is going to love this when I make him one for next year.

Cazzy x

Sandi said...

Wow, love this one too. I am partial to music in the cards.

Sandy said...

Do you remember this movie - I sure do. Singing in the rain with Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds. I can still sing that song! Love your card.
Sandy

lvtaz2000 said...

I love Gene Kelly. You have really captured the happiness.

Lena said...

what a great man card! I adore it!

Helen F. said...

Love the Gene Kelly image! Such a great masculine card. Now I can't get "Singing in the Rain" out of my head :o)

Cheryl Valadez said...

Hi, Wendy! This is incredible, as always! Your coloring knocks my socks off, lady! That street lamp practically glows! I am loving the papers and that ribbon is a must-have! Gorgeous work! Hugz, Cheryl

jordanbev5 said...

Your card and coloring is fantastic! Love this musical and absolutely Kim's image!!

Stacy said...

Love the masculine card. Gray is my favorite color. I know crazy right!

Pamela Harrington said...

Immediately began singing the song! Love the image. Great coloring!!

Mary-Anne V said...

wow what a fun image and so nicely coloured. Love the black and white theme.

Amanda R said...

Love the use of the musical note paper for the background Wendy, great choice!

Linda R. said...

Great card. Love your paper/color choice and Gene's great!

Cathy said...

Love the Gene card:)) so cute, yet masculine.
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Queen Mary said...

So, I came for the TSG hop and thought I'd nose around while I was here and boy is this image perfect! Wow! And your coloring is spot on, and the grey polka dot paper.... I'm behind on emails so I haven't gotten to the Kimmie blogs I subscribe to! A new one! :)

Caroline said...

Hi Wendy - this is adorable!! My Dad would love it!! He's 90 this year :)

Snowflakescrapper said...

Awesome!!!!! O like the black and white with a dash of color.

Dawn Louise said...

Excellent, it's brilliant, love how you've done it all x

Frea said...

Hi Wendy, hopping along and love your acrd! This is one of my favourite movies and Gene Kelly was such a sweet guy! Gorgeous colouring, but that's no wonder with your talent hehe! Hugs, Frea

Stephanie said...

Could use some rain to sing in around here. Great card!

Cheryl Hutcherson said...

Too fabulous...love it!

Jackie said...

This is fabulous! I just love the colors and the details! Great job!

Heidi Brawley said...

Oh what a fun card!!! That DP goes perfect with this new KK stamp!!! love the seam binding on here too!

Lynnpenguin said...

Wow...love it...what a beautiful card...and I've gotta find out more about that tool you used for the perfect borders...thanks for sharing !

Sisters Craft Cafe said...

Super love this card! gorgeous papers and great colors

Cyndi said...

LOVE how you colored and designed this card - the frayed ribbon is a great element

Vivi Casale said...

this is such an adorable card!! love it!!

Lisa T said...

Great image and you've done a wonderful job with it. The music note paper is just perfect!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMGosh I love this cute image and the great card design

Gonzaleswevo said...

Wow, I really like this card! I love the black and white colouring with the music theme. Thank you for sharing!

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